ADEMS 2019

ADEMS 2019

As we watch Donald Trump and the Republicans dismantle democratic institutions, destroy the idea of a progressive income tax, demonize women, Gays, people of color and Muslims and despoil our fragile planet, we have to determine what kind of Democratic Party is equipped to take them on and reclaim our society and our nation. For 26 years, the Democratic Party has made a devils bargain with the same corporations that their Republican colleagues have gotten into be with. We at ADA do not believe that an elected official that takes money from the fossil fuel companies can solve our Climate Crisis, nor one that takes money from Insurance and Pharmaceutical companies can help to usher in Medicare For All. We want to see a Democratic Party that is unapologetically Progressive and Populist and not reliant on corporate cash.

Every 2 years, 7 women and 7 men from each Assembly District are elected to be delegates to the California Democratic Convention. For over 10 years, there have been Progressive slates of delegates running and winning in Southern California. These delegates work to pass resolutions and approve legislation and endorse candidates that represent the People of California and not the corporations. And by and large, progressive slates have won most of the districts that they run in. But this year, the Corporate Centrists in the Party have decided to assemble their own slates so they can wrest control of the Party from the Progressives. They even brand themselves with progressive titles like “The Grassroots Slate.”

But we’re not falling for it. ADA SoCal has endorsed Progressive Slates in a number of districts and we are counting on our members to come out and vote for each of these slates at the scheduled Assembly District Election Meeting (ADEM). Most of these slates have ADA board members and members running on them. Some feature activists we’ve worked with on issues like Medicare For All. It’s important that you vote for everyone on the slate - so we can guarantee that our bold progressive activists get to represent you in the California Democratic Party!

If you don’t know what your assembly district is, please go to this site: http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov

And if it’s one we’ve endorsed, just click on your district below. You can see who’s on the slate as well as the date and time of the ADEM. And if it’s not, please check progressiveslates.org and see if your district is listed there.
Some more excellent slates are listed at: adems.vote

Please come out and participate in this process! A small number of people can make a huge difference in the direction of the Democratic Party so we’ll be equipped to take on Trump and the Republicans and reclaim our democracy!

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Any registered Democrat living in the district is eligible to vote. On-site voter registration is available for those not registered as Democrats.

Please come out and participate in this process! A small number of people can make a huge difference in the direction of the Democratic Party so we’ll be equipped to take on Trump and the Republicans and reclaim our democracy!